Special Olympics Texas in the News

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Athletes compete at annual Special Olympics event
April 19, 2018 | Area 20 - San Antonio
Del-Rio News Herald | Megan Tackett

Five things you need to know today, April 19
April 19, 2018 | Area 18 - Permian Basin/Big Bend
OA Online

SOTX Spring Games set for Saturday at Ratliff
April 18, 2018 | Area 18 - Permian Basin/Big Bend
OA Online

Annual Spring Games Set to Run Saturday at Connally High School
April 17, 2018 | Area 12 - Heart of Texas
KCEN TV

SOTX Prepares for Spring Games
April 17, 2018 | Area 18 - Permian Basin/Big Bend
Your Basin

KCBD Sports Xtra: Play of the Week
April 15, 2018 | Area 17 - South Plains
KCBD | Devin Ward

A Special day for Limestone County
April 14, 2018 | Area 12 - Heart of Texas
The News Courier | Jeff Edwards

Athletes compete at South Texas Special Olympics tennis competition
April 14, 2018 | Area 2 - South Texas
KRIS-TV

Special Olympics cycling competition held at COTA
April 14, 2018 | Area 13 - Central Texas
KVUE

Students compete in annual Grayson County Special Olympics
April 13, 2018 | Area 10 - Greater Dallas
KXII | Abbie Maynard

11th TTSB messengers support Special Olympics
April 12, 2018 | Area 13 - Central Texas
Fort Hood Sentinel | Sgt. Ashley Dotson

Law enforcement "serves" community in a different way
April 12, 2018 | Area 6 - Heart of East Texas
KAGS | Kacey Bowen

Law enforcement officers to raise money for Special Olympics at Razzoo's tonight
April 12, 2018 | Area 6 - Heart of East Texas
The Eagle

Tip-A-Cop raises thousands for Special Olympics
April 12, 2018 | Area 6 - Heart of East Texas
KBTX-TV | Blakeley Galbraith

Special Olympics Day at HSU
April 11, 2018 | Area 14 - Big Country/Concho Valley
KTXS

Special Olympics TX Area 12 Spring Games 2018
April 11, 2018 | Area 12 - Heart of Texas
Act Locally Waco

2003 Waxahachie graduates, twins share their legacy in Special Olympics
April 09, 2018 | Area 10 - Greater Dallas
Waxahachie TX | Ashley Ford

Photo Gallery: Special Olympics
April 09, 2018 | Area 7 - East Texas
Tyler Paper

Volunteers needed for Special Olympics in College Station next weekend
April 09, 2018 | Area 6 - Heart of East Texas
KBTX | Karla Castillo

Athletes battle at Superstars Bowl
April 06, 2018 | Area 9 - North Texas
News Channel 6 Now | Christian Terry

Liaison to extend PPD's community outreach
April 06, 2018 | Area 7 - East Texas
Palestine Herald | William Patrick

Notre Dame School Cheer Squad Raising Funds Special Olympics Trip
April 06, 2018 | Area 11 - Greater Fort Worth
CBS DFW | Brooke Rogers

Special Olympics soccer event postponed
April 06, 2018 | Area 16 - Panhandle
ABC7

Athletes join forces for Superstars Bowl
April 05, 2018 | Area 9 - North Texas
News Channel 6 Now | Christian Terry

MSU athletes, Special Olympians band together for Superstars Bowl
April 05, 2018 | Area 9 - North Texas
Texomas | Dewey Cooper

Rowlett Special Olympics basketball coach new to the sport
April 05, 2018 | Area 10 - Greater Dallas
Rowlett Lakeshore Times

SISD students make their way to the finish line
April 05, 2018 | Area 19 - El Paso
KTSM | Jessica Nevarez

SPECIAL OLYMPICS COMPETE IN NAVASOTA INVITATIONAL
April 05, 2018 | Area 6 - Heart of East Texas
KWHI

Special Olympics equestrian competition rides into town on Saturday
April 05, 2018 | Area 9 - North Texas
Texomas | Dewey Cooper

3rd annual "Special Olympics With SAAC" at UT Tyler
April 04, 2018 | Area 7 - East Texas
CBS19 | Ryan Moye, Keith Leventhal

GCISD Special Olympics
April 04, 2018 | Area 11 - Greater Fort Worth
The Roaring Red | Erica DeAngelo

UT Tyler SAAC Special Olympics
April 04, 2018 | Statewide
UT Tyler Patriots | Wes Bloomquist

UT Tyler Special Olympics
April 04, 2018 | Area 7 - East Texas
Tyler Morning Telegraph

CITGO announces 25 years sponsoring Special Olympics Texas
April 03, 2018 | Area 2 - South Texas
KIII

Socorro ISD to Celebrate 32nd Annual Spring Games Wednesday
April 03, 2018 | Area 19 - El Paso
El Paso Herald-Post

Special Olympics bring college athletes and Olympians together
April 03, 2018 | Area 14 - Big Country/Concho Valley
Big Country Homepage | Nathan Greve

Special Olympics Spring Games to be held this weekend
April 03, 2018 | Area 2 - South Texas
KRISTV | Veronica Flores

C-FB ISD 2018 Special Olympics athletes reach for gold
April 02, 2018 | Area 10 - Greater Dallas
Carrollton Leader

Hardin Simmons to host 2018 Special Olympics Day
April 02, 2018 | Area 14 - Big Country/Concho Valley
Big Country Homepage | Joshua Engard

Border Patrol agents pull fastest in Special Olympics benefit
March 31, 2018 | Area 1 - Rio Grande Valley
The Monitor | CRISTINA M. GARCIA

La Feria Special Olympics participants shine
March 31, 2018 | Area 1 - Rio Grande Valley
SportsGamed

The Annual Special Olympics
March 30, 2018 | Area 1 - Rio Grande Valley
KVEO | Marlane Rodriguez

Athletes, parents pack Brownsville stadium for one-of-a-kind sporting event
March 29, 2018 | Area 1 - Rio Grande Valley
ValleyCentral

Fox 24 Partners with Special Olympics of the Permian Basin for Inaugural Golf Tournament
March 29, 2018 | Area 18 - Permian Basin/Big Bend
Your Basin

Garland ISD takes gold, bronze in Special Olympics
March 29, 2018 | Area 10 - Greater Dallas
Star Local Media | Anny Sivilay

Robstown School District celebrates Autism Awareness Month with pep rally, games
March 29, 2018 | Area 2 - South Texas
Caller Times | Meagan Falcon

#14 Lady Buffs Host UT Permian Basin for Special Olympics Weekend at Schaeffer Park
March 28, 2018 | Area 18 - Permian Basin/Big Bend
GoBuffsGo

New Austin coffee shop brews opportunity for those with disabilities
March 26, 2018 | Area 13 - Central Texas
CBS Austin | Jordan Bontke

Boy With Special Needs Wins Big On And Off The Court
March 25, 2018 | Area 10 - Greater Dallas
CBS DFW

Special Olympics athletes compete and inspire in basketball competition
March 25, 2018 | Area 16 - Panhandle
NewsChannel10 | Jacob Aranda

Warrior in need
March 25, 2018 | Area 11 - Greater Fort Worth
Cleburne Times-Review | Ashley Rose

At Alamo Heights High School, Club Fosters ‘Unified’ Activities, Atmosphere
March 24, 2018 | Area 20 - San Antonio
Rivard Report | Emily Donaldson

NCHS Nitros Special Olympics
March 24, 2018 | Area 6 - Heart of East Texas
New Caney ISD

Panhandle Area Special Olympics Basketball Competition
March 24, 2018 | Area 16 - Panhandle
MyHighPlains | Blessing Woksman

FOX 24 Annual Golf Tournament Benefiting Special Olympics
March 23, 2018 | Area 18 - Permian Basin/Big Bend
Your Basin

Nearly 1,000 Dallas ISD students prepare for Special Olympics competition (video)
March 23, 2018 | Area 10 - Greater Dallas
The HUB, Dallas ISD | Gene Davis

Panhandle Area Special Olympics Basketball Competition
March 23, 2018 | Area 16 - Panhandle
NewsChannel10 | Ashley Treider

Limestone County Special Olympics set for April 6
March 22, 2018 | Area 12 - Heart of Texas
The News Courier | Jeff Edwards

Students place at Special Olympics basketball competition
March 22, 2018 | Area 1 - Rio Grande Valley
ProgressTimes

Overcoming Down Syndrome Challenges
March 21, 2018 | Area 7 - East Texas
CBS19 | Publishe

Stephenville ISD to host Special Olympics
March 21, 2018 | Area 14 - Big Country/Concho Valley
The Flash Today | Rachel Snyder

East Texas Special Olympics chapter looking for volunteers
March 20, 2018 | Area 9 - North Texas
East Texas Matters | Garrett Sanders

Special Olympics basketball tournament set for Friday at Amarillo High
March 20, 2018 | Area 16 - Panhandle
ABC7 | Matthew Watkins

Classroom Champions: University's Dylan Chapman
March 18, 2018 | Area 12 - Heart of Texas
KWTX

Roofest Special Olympics drawing more sponsors
March 13, 2018 | Area 11 - Greater Fort Worth
Weatherford Democrat | Jelani Gibson

'Spread the Word to End the Word'
March 09, 2018 | Area 4 - Greater Houston
Fox 26 | The Isiah Factor

Good Sports: Special family ties on successful Special Olympics team
March 09, 2018 | Area 2 - South Texas
KRISTV | Nikela Pradier

'Language matters': Campaign aims to stop use of 'retard' and 'retarded'
March 07, 2018 | National | Statewide
Today | Meghan Holohan

Remove the r-word from your vocabulary on 'Spread the Word to End the Word' Day
March 07, 2018 | Area 13 - Central Texas
KVUE | Nicole Cross

The Arc of Fort Bend County celebrates 50 years of advocacy
March 06, 2018 | Area 4 - Greater Houston
Fort Bend Star, The | Donna Hill

Special Olympics skills competition a big hit with everyone
March 02, 2018 | Area 2 - South Texas
KZTV | Dr. Brad Hoffman

Special Olympics Texas hosting weekend basketball tournament
March 02, 2018 | Area 2 - South Texas
KIII | Marissa Cummings

200-Plus Volunteers Needed For Special Olympics Texas Winter Meet
January 12, 2018 | Area 13 - Central Texas
Round Rock Patch | Tony Cantu

Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Texas
January 11, 2018 | Area 16 - Panhandle
Telemundo | Mike Makie

The Sexual Assault Epidemic No One Talks About
January 08, 2018 | National
NPR | Joseph Shapiro

David Martin: Umpiring proves rewarding, fun as you field insults
December 29, 2017 | Area 11 - Greater Fort Worth
Denton Record-Chronicle | David Martin

Rouse basketball partners with LISD Special Olympics
December 29, 2017 | Area 13 - Central Texas
Hill Country News | Zach Smith

Polar Plunge to benefit local Special Olympics athletes
December 27, 2017 | Area 9 - North Texas
Times Record News | Claire Kowalick

Royalty ring through holiday season to help those in need
December 25, 2017 | Area 12 - Heart of Texas
Copperas Cove Leader Press | David Morris

Permian Basin Area Foundation announces $2 million in grants to regional nonprofit organizations
December 19, 2017 | Area 18 - Permian Basin/Big Bend
News West 9 | Ronnie Marley

Special Education – Leading the Way to Success
December 14, 2017 | Area 14 - Big Country/Concho Valley
AISD News | Connie J Mangin

Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Texas is coming up
December 13, 2017 | Area 9 - North Texas
NewsChannel6 | Samantha Forester

Tip A Cop to raise funds for Special Olympics Texas
December 13, 2017 | Area 2 - South Texas
KRISTV

Police work for tips to raise money for Special Olympics Texas
December 11, 2017 | Area 2 - South Texas
KIII TV | Jared Cruz-Aedo

Typhoon Texas polar plunge sends brave souls down freezing slides
December 11, 2017 | Area 4 - Greater Houston
Houston Chronicle | Dana Burke

SOTX Polar Plunge
December 10, 2017 | Area 4 - Greater Houston
Houston Chronicle

Polar plungers help local Special Olympians
December 09, 2017 | Area 20 - San Antonio
KENS | Sue Calberg

Taking the plunge for Special Olympics Texas
December 09, 2017 | Area 17 - South Plains
107.7 | Andrew Wood

Ready To Lift
December 07, 2017 | Area 1 - Rio Grande Valley
KRGV

Family fun: Holiday celebrations, or take a polar plunge
December 06, 2017 | Area 4 - Greater Houston
Houston Chronicle

SOTX - South Plains Area Hosting Annual Polar Plunge Saturday Morning in Lubbock
December 05, 2017 | Area 17 - South Plains
Everythinglubbock.com